For the TrendHome today, we are going in the Île de Ré (Isle of Rhé in English), located in French Atlantic Coast, in front of La Rochelle. This little island is known for its serene style of destination, in France. A charming 17th century mansion from the outside and a mix of modern and ancient interior style where art is the star.
The facade of the house has remained intact to preserve the aesthetics of the locality. The garden and pool, newly built, provide an orderly atmosphere of tranquility led by a group of columns of basalt, brought from Sumatra.
The center aisle of the hall marks the border between the lounge and main dining room. The succession of environments seems even smoother thanks to the lightness of the selected metal frames for doors. The canvas reproduces an image of the owner’s daughter, painted by himself.
The presence of the photograph titled Sea # 3, conducted by Wolfgang Uhlig, with its large size, resembling an open window to the sea. The sofas are the model Ocean, Christian Liaigre. The owner is responsible for designing the quadrants red and purple.
The wall is decorated with petrified wood stumps, forming a sculptural composition of air. In the background, a painting by Russian artist Alexander Rodchenko.
At the entrance, an anthropomorphic figure-size welcome. This is a sculpture by Hanneke Beaumont Dutch. Behind her, a flat radiator fitted in a niche. On the floor, a rug from Iran Bakhtiar.
To make the room brighter, underwent a window from the hallway. The curtains and tablecloth are from Emery & Cie firm. The chairs are from the New York headquarters of Sotheby’s. First, a sculpture of Catherine Bordin.
A sailboat on the mouth of the fireplace recalls the passion of the owner, a naval engineer, by the sea. Beside him, a picture of Catherine Liget. In the center, two twin tables Axel Vervoordt. On one of the three wooden tabuetes, design by Christian Liaigre, a bronze sculpture of a woman by artist Catherine Bordin.
One of the bathrooms is equipped with a bath of zinc found in a flea market in Brussels.
n this space, completely covered with pine boards, was chosen lacquer finish to further enhance the brightness. In the center, the bathtub, signature-free model Duravit.
This room, now transformed, was originally a bedroom and has survived the fire that had. On the ground, a colorful bag of Heal’s London store.
Master Bedroom: With Farrow & Ball paint, recycled include cabinet doors. On the floor of pine, original home, a rug from the souks of Marrakech. In bed, a suzani of Uzbekistan.
In the extension made with an enclosure is installed pleasant dining room, followed into the kitchen. The dining table is accompanied Axel Vervoordt and Ikea chairs with covers. On the wall, the picture White Hare, the artist Suzanne Caporael, acquired in Los Angeles.
In the garden, two surprised faces. This is Nemo chairs designed by Fabio Novembre for Driade signature. Based on the features of classical theater masks, polyethylene monobloc structure makes them perfect to place inside or outside the home.
In this area, which always gives the sun has been at the pool, removing a portion of the building. The tidy garden with clipped box hedges, cypresses online, olives, vines and a large acacia virgin, ensures hours of relaxation and wellbeing.
The moments on the outside, being a home for a holiday, have attention to every detail. The floor, the lighting, the approach of the garden, pool … Everything is designed to enjoy 24 hours. The table and chairs are from Unopiu. The linen was found in Caravan.